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117 resources with the concept exponential growth

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biology - 9th Grade

For Teachers 9th
The clear cartoon style slides in this presentation contain details that affect population growth. Natural disasters and other external factors are listed as density independent factors, and density dependent factors, such as competition...
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Nuclear Popcorn

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Make your lesson on radioactive decay pop with this lab exercise. Using popcorn kernels spread over a tabletop, participants pick up all of those that point toward the back of the room, that is, those that represent decayed atoms. As the...
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What is Exponential Growth?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Exponential functions often involve the rate of increase or decrease of something. When it's a rate of increase, you have an exponential growth function! The instructor discusses exponential function and how to determine if a value makes...
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How Do You Solve a Word Problem with Exponential Growth?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Does this word problem describe exponential growth? Is something increasing? Is it increasing at a constant rate? How much is it increasing? Use the function formula for exponential growth to figure out this problem.
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How Does Your Population Grown?

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Do you know how the population has grown of your community? Can you predict the population over the next half century? Can we find an algebraic model that matches our data? These along with many more questions can be researched by...
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Tomatoes Take Over the Earth!

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Count the seeds in one tomato and then work out the potential population of tomato plants for three generations. Technology is included by having the class use an Excel spread sheet to perform the calculations. The laboratory exercise...
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NUMB3RS Activity: Chains and Pyramids

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Watch an episode of the TV show, NUMB3RS and then explore the mathematics of chain letters and pyramid schemes, both of which involve geometric progressions and exponential growth. They discuss why both are dangerous and illegal.
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Exploring Exponential Growth and Decay Functions

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students differentiate between exponential growth and decay. In this algebra lesson, students solve exponential equations using properties of exponents. They use the Ti calculator to graph and analyze their functions.
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Algebra 1 Unit 8 Review

For Students 9th - 12th
For this math worksheet, students practice the techniques associated with algebra 1. This 5-page worksheet has many different types of problems for the students to solve.
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Pre-calculus Unit 3 Test 2

For Students 10th - 12th
Students will solve exponential function problems, graph exponential functions, find the value of logarithms, determine future value, and compound interest. In this Pre-calculus lesson, students will use the properties of logs to solve...
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Integrated Algebra/Math B Regents Questions: Exponential Equations

For Students 9th - 12th
In this exponential equations worksheet, students solve 11 word problems in short answer and multiple choice format. Students write and solve exponential growth and decay problems given a word problem.
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Integrated Algebra Practice: Exponential Growth

For Students 9th - 12th
In this exponential growth worksheet, students solve 10 multiple choice and short answer problems. Students find the interest of an amount of money given the rate, time, and times compounded.
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Infestation to Extermination

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Students solve problems with exponential growth and decay. In this calculus lesson, students relate exponential functions to infestation and extermination. They take the derivative to find their answer.
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Exploring Exponential Models

For Students 11th Standards
Explore the difference between exponential growth and decay with this worksheet. Use tables, graphs, and algebraic methods to gain insight. The notion of an asymptote is also introduced. 
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Exponential Population Growth

For Students 10th - 12th
In this exponential population growth worksheet, students read word problems and determine the exponential growth of a specified populations.  They find the percent of growth and compute exponential regressions.  Students graph...
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A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of exponential growth.  In this exponential growth lesson, students manipulate power models with base 2.  Students discuss what would happen if you doubled a penny over the course of 20 days.  Students graph...
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NUMB3RS Activity: Exponential Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mathematicians investigate exponential growth by exploring two different options for receiving allowance.  Students use technology to compare a linear function with a constant rate of growth to a function that grows exponentially where...
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Graphing at all Levels: It's a Beautiful Thing!

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Mixing math and art is done in this lesson by applying graphing knowledge to create a unique piece of art. This lesson varies acording to the graphing knowledge of the artist. First, learners identify and review various types of graphing...
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Some Similarities between the Spread of an Infectious Disease and Population Growth

For Students 9th - 12th
If the infectious diseases and population growth worksheet, students simulate the spread of an infectious disease by exchanging fluids in a lab activity. Students watch the spread of the disease and graph the spread of the disease vs....
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Algebra 1: Unit 5 Review

For Students 6th
In this problem solving worksheet, 6th graders determine if 4 functions are exponential growth or decay, sketch 4 graphs and compare 2 sets of functions. Students write the rule, linear or exponential, for 4 tables.
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Exponential Growth and Decay

For Students 9th - 11th
In this algebra worksheet, students solve word problems. They identify the graph as exponential growth or decay. There are 7 questions with an answer key.
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Integrated Algebra Practice: Exponential Growth

For Students 9th - 12th
In this exponential growth activity, high schoolers solve 4 short answer and multiple choice problems. Students determine the population of a city after a given amount of time.
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Calculating Total Amount of Homework Done

For Students 8th - 11th
In this exponential growth problem, students calculate the total number of hours of homework done in a thirty-six week period if she does one second of homework the first week and doubles that every week. Students need to take into...
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Twenty-Nine Various Exponential Function Problems

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this exponential growth and decay activity, students identify equations as growth or decay, find balance in an account, find half-life, identify interest rate, identify the initial amount, and identify the growth factor.